What is Advanced Cybercore Youth Career Camp?

What is Advanced Cybercore Youth Career Camp?

The Advanced Cybercore Summer Camp is a summer program designed in collaboration with the College of Eastern Idaho, Idaho National Laboratory, Cybercore Integration Center and STEM K-12 program, Idaho Falls District 91, additional industry partners, and area universities to introduce high school students and local Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers to cybersecurity and related topics. Students, grades 9-12, with an interest in computer programming, networking, and cybersecurity will participate in hands-on learning activities, gain access to industry mentors through demonstrations and lectures, and experience real-world exposure through facilities tours coordinated by local industry partners.

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What Will Your Students Experience?

What Will Your Students Experience?

Join us for a 5-day advanced summer day camp that is designed to expand understanding of the world of cyber-physical computing systems that are all around us, building on our basic camp and focusing on more advanced topics. This is done in the context of working with Raspberry Pi personal computers and laptops to discover more advanced issues of cybersecurity, system configuration, networking, programming, and circuit design. Throughout the week, campers will have opportunities to discuss ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity.

Campers will also get to tour Idaho National Lab's world-class facilities where researchers tackle the nation's most pressing problems. Interact with peers and mentors and explore the possibilities of a challenging and rewarding career path. On the last day of camp, use your new skills to solve challenging puzzles and "capture the flag." Participants must have attended the Introduction to Cybercore Summer Camp in order to participate in the Advanced opportunity.


You Will Learn:

  • Advanced computing, using Windows and Linux
  • Programming with python
  • Circuit design
  • Binary, hex, encoding, and cryptography
  • Safe and secure online behavior
  • Cybersecurity "capture the flag"

A T-shirt and Raspberry Pi will be provided to each camper. Make new friends and great memories - can you hack it?

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. You can play games, create programs, control hardware like home automation, and a lot more. This is an awesome machine to experiment and with. With a Raspberry Pi you will learn Linux and open up a whole area of programming and computing you never knew existed.

Teacher's Professional Development

Teacher's Professional Development

Thanks to our partnership with the College of Southern Idaho, teachers can earn PD credits by:

  • Registering & participating in this one week program
  • Registering for professional development credits (3) upon completion of event here

Title Sponsors

Cybercore Integration Center

Cybercore Integration Center

Idaho National Laboratory invested in the Cybercore Integration Center to enable partnerships across federal agencies, private industry and university partners to secure control systems from cyberthreats.

Cybercore brings together experts in critical infrastructure security assessments, cyber forensic analysis, threat detection and consequence-based targeting to provide real-world technical solutions and innovations that protect operational environments from an ever-evolving threat landscape. Seasoned threat analysts work in concert with experienced power engineers, cyber researchers and control systems experts to develop novel, comprehensive solutions to protect vital control systems from cyberthreats.

Address: 1955 N. Fremont Ave. Idaho Falls, ID 83415
Phone: (208) 526-9323
Idaho STEM

Idaho STEM

The Idaho STEM Action Center is committed to ensuring equitable access to STEM pathways for all Idaho’s students, educators, and communities. In our efforts, equity begins with recognizing disparities in Idaho: access and awareness gaps for students, inconsistencies in training and support resources for educators, and economic inequalities within Idaho’s communities- and providing opportunities for Idahoans to realize their full potential by overcoming these barriers.

Address: 802 W Bannock St. Ste. 900, Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 332-1729

Community Sponsors

Barclay Mechanical Services Inc.
Clifbar Baking Company
Fusion Mechanical
Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU)
Idaho Power
Lytle Signs
Magic Valley Electric
Wright Physical Therapy

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We have the highest standards of quality for our training to ensure our participants get the best training results without leaving the state.


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We hire top professionals in their field so our participants receive the most cutting edge, hands-on training possible.